Advisory Board Proposal Forms Now Online

This year’s Color Guard, Percussion, and Winds Advisory Board Meetings have been set for May 19-20 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The purpose of these annual meetings is for each advisory board vote on the rules and policies that govern WGI as well as the election of individuals to division steering committees and the WGI board of directors.

Each advisory board and is comprised of one representative from each of the Independent and Scholastic World finalists and the top five finalists from all other classes of competition at the preceding world championships for the term of one year. For groups from outside North America, the term is two years.

Any color guard, percussion ensemble, or winds group participating in any WGI event in 2017 may submit rule or policy proposals for consideration.  Proposals will then be published on prior to the meetings for review and then voted upon by the appropriate advisory board.


Forms to submit proposals are now available online.  The deadline for submission will be Wednesday, May 10.  Please be sure your proposal is clear and complete.  All accepted proposals will then be published on on Friday, May 12.

Please direct any questions about submitting a proposal to Director of Color Guard Dale Powers, Director of Percussion Mark Thurston, or Director of Winds, Wayne Markworth.

Access the Color Guard Advisory Board Proposal form here.

Access the Percussion Advisory Board Proposal form here.

Access the Winds Advisory Board Proposal form here.